Jaguars descend on Berwick

A classic E-Type Jaguar in Insignia Red, the original car from the film The Italian Job, called in at Marshall Meadows Hotel, near Berwick recently.

Sunday, 9th October 2016, 7:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:46 pm
Jaguar E-Type at Marshall Meadows Hotel, near Berwick.

The car was driven by its owner Philip Porter, author and Jaguar historian.

It was taking part in the E-type Club Round Britain Coastal Drive, supporting Prostate Cancer UK.

More than 160 beautiful E-type Jaguars from around the world participated in the 18-day, 3,600-mile event, which started and finished at the famous Goodwood circuit.

Some did just one stage, others all 18.

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Supporters of the RBCD include Jools Holland, Brian Johnson, Jeremy Clarkson, Martin Brundle, Murray Walker and F1 legend Ross Brawn.

The Jaguar E-type Club was formed in 2004 and has members in over 50 countries and organises events worldwide.

Owned by pop and rock stars, footballers and many leading actors, the E-type was very much a part of the Swinging Sixties.